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07/19/2018 10:31 AM
Startup Combines CAE with the Cloud
By combining multi-physics solvers with a cloud high-performance computing platform, OnScale offers the tools engineers need to obtain fast results.

07/18/2018 12:17 PM
Integrated Radio Transceiver Confronts Challenges from Every Corner
This integrated radio solution is equipped for current and emerging wireless applications, as well as the military and test-and-measurement realms.

07/18/2018 06:54 AM
Algorithms to Antenna: Visualize Antenna-Array and SINR Patterns on a Map
Visualizing antenna patterns on a map can be helpful in design—this latest blog post from Rick Gentile discusses several methods on how to do that via MATLAB.

07/17/2018 01:56 PM
Building a Zero-Order BPF with CRLH Transmission Lines
Metamaterials and unconventional CRLH transmission lines combine to create RF/microwave bandpass filters with miniature dimensions for wireless applications such as WiMAX.

07/17/2018 11:16 AM
Navigation System Works Where GPS Does Not
The Enhanced Link Navigation System (ELNS) provides guidance when GPS signals are contested by countermeasures.

07/17/2018 11:02 AM
Switch Module Enables Secure Embedded Networks
A Gigabit-Ethernet (GbE) switch module simplifies the job of maintaining security in open-architecture VPX systems.

07/17/2018 10:50 AM
Antennas Aid UAV Automatic Tracking
A portable antenna system operates at frequencies from S- through C-band with a movable parabolic dish for tracking radios on UAVs.

07/12/2018 12:11 PM
5G Front-End Reference Design Meets Multiple Needs
Integrating a power amplifier, a pre-driver amplifier, and a receiver switch/low-noise amplifier, this flexible front-end solution is equipped for next-generation 5G communications.

07/11/2018 05:19 AM
8 Proven Ways to Increase Test Asset ROI
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07/10/2018 02:46 PM
Composite DRA Tackles UWB Frequency Range
Using composite design techniques and unique shapes, researchers explored the miniaturization of a high-gain dielectric resonator antenna capable of operating from 3.23 to 10.98 GHz.

07/10/2018 02:21 PM
UWB Technology Makes RF the Doctor
With in-body sensors becoming more vital in medical treatment, researchers analyzed the human body as an RF/microwave propagation medium, especially for UWB signals.

07/10/2018 08:05 AM
Metamaterials Mold Multiband Resonator
A new configuration of composite right/left-handed metamaterial-based transmission lines were the building blocks for this novel triple-band compact resonator.

07/09/2018 12:10 PM
Robots are Learning without Human Help
The ARL is working with Carnegie Mellon University to find faster ways to train robots, without human attention.

07/09/2018 11:18 AM
Program Keeps Satellites Connected at North Pole
The ground systems for the Enhanced Polar System (EPS) Control and Planning Segment (CAPS) program for the U.S. Air Force were completed in just five years.

07/09/2018 11:02 AM
AFRL Works with BAE on Simulating Conflicts
DARPA is funding BAE Systems for the development of software to analyzer global conflicts for finding quicker, more effective responses.

07/06/2018 11:32 AM
Submillimeter-Wave PA MMICs Stack FETs to Shrink Size
A pair of MMIC amplifiers leverage stacked-FET architectures to achieve high gain and high saturated output power at the upper limits of the mmWave frequency range.

07/06/2018 10:47 AM
Dig Deeper into 5G NR with Simulation
This white paper explains why simulation is such a critical factor in the success of 5G New Radio (NR).

07/05/2018 12:10 PM
Noise Sources, Power Sensors Move into OTA Test Systems
One company demonstrates how both calibrated noise sources and power sensors can play significant roles in over-the-air (OTA) test systems for 5G communications.

07/05/2018 05:58 AM
NB-IoT Development Receives a Hand from Simulation
This application note dives into narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT), providing a simulation approach for NB-IoT system development.

07/03/2018 12:49 PM
Pocket-Sized Instrument Packs TDR and Fast-Edge Generator
This low-cost fast-edge pulse generator provides the means to measure PCB dielectric constants and the impedances of cables and interconnections.

07/02/2018 12:40 PM
IMS 2018 Celebrates New Tech While Remembering the Old
The 2018 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) showcased the industry’s latest innovations, and offered vignettes of its past achievements.

07/02/2018 07:43 AM
JAGM System Passes Defense Acquisition Board Review
Lockheed Martin’s JAGM system has achieved a production milestone.

07/02/2018 07:35 AM
Drone Detection System Supervises Summit Meeting
The recent summit meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un was protected from unwanted drones by a unique UWB drone detection system from German RF/microwave system designer and manufacturer Aaronia AG.

07/02/2018 06:00 AM
High-Power Transistors Fit Standard Plastic Packages
These two LDMOS power transistors sacrifice nothing in terms of performance by using plastic packages, which offer a great deal of flexibility in mounting to a PCB.

06/29/2018 08:40 AM
Frequency-Selective Power Sensor Combines Best of Both Worlds
Based on a receiver architecture, this new sensor can measure signals at power levels as low as −130 dBm.

06/28/2018 12:54 PM
Distributed Amplifiers Challenge Wide Bandwidths
Trends in solid-state distributed amplifiers continue to grow in gain and bandwidth at higher frequencies.

06/28/2018 12:00 PM
Passives Cram More Power into Ever-Smaller Packages
The trend throughout the high-frequency industry is to design passive components that can handle higher power levels with effective thermal management in tighter spaces

06/27/2018 12:36 PM
Brushing Up on Network Analyzer Fundamentals
Whether measuring production components or engineering prototypes, today’s versatile network analyzers have become essential tools in the designer’s toolbox.

06/27/2018 10:36 AM
Marine Corps Looks to BAE for Amphibious Systems
BAE Systems received a contract award from the U.S. Marine Corps for 30 amphibious vehicles, with an option that could bring the total number of vehicles to 204 and the total contract value to $1.2 billion.

06/26/2018 12:45 PM
Cobham’s Oxygen Technology Aids Korean Fighter Aircraft
Cobham has received a multiyear contract from Korean Aerospace Industries Ltd. to supply a pilot oxygen sensor for the KF-X fighter aircraft.